Asia Pacific

MSSP Alert’s regional coverage of managed security services providers, cybersecurity news and eventsĀ inĀ Asia Pacific including Australia, China, India, Japan, Korea and more.

MSSP Sells Security Software Business Unit to ArchTIS

Cipherpoint (CPT), an MSSP, sells Microsoft SharePoint security software business to ArchTIS. CPT doubles down on managed security services.

BlueVoyant, Telstra Partner for MDR Endpoint Security Services

BlueVoyant & Telstra launch MDR (managed detection and response) endpoint cybersecurity services in Australia & New Zealand.

MSP Nexon Acquires Cybersecurity Consulting Company Equate Technologies

MSP buys cybersecurity business: Nexon Asia Pacific acquires Equate Technologies; gains application, network, IAM and threat response services.

China’s User Data Storage Regulation: Potential MSSP, MSP Compliance Implications

New China law restricts how data is gathered, stored and used. Is this like European Union GDPR deja vu for MSPs & MSSPs? Sort of. Here’s why.

China-linked Hackers Targeting Major Telcos, Cybereason Alleges

Ongoing cyber espionage campaign targeting major telecommunications carriers in Asia likely involves Chinese government, Cybereason research says.

Ernst & Young Acquires MSSP SecureWorx for Australia Cybersecurity Compliance

Ernst & Young acquires SecureWorx — an MSSP & cybersecurity consulting firm not to be confused with Dell’s managed XDR provider Secureworks.

MSSP Nuspire Opens First International Security Operations Center (SOC)

Top 250 MSSP Nuspire unveils an international security operations center (SOC) in Manila, Philippines & expands its global cybersecurity market presence.

McDonald’s Data Breach: Cyberattack Timeline and Incident Details

McDonald’s discloses data breach. Hackers allegedly steal data from fast food restaurant chain. Cybersecurity consultants assist investigation.

Will Singtel Break Up Trustwave MSSP Business?

Singtel plans to tuck part of Trustwave’s cybersecurity services business into NCS unit. But what about MSSP’s U.S. & European operations?

Ransomware Attacks AXA Insurance Subsidiary

Ransomware attacks Asia Assistance, an AXA subsidiary that offers call center services in Europe and Asia.